YEM UK’s Statement on the Paris Attacks

The Young European Movement of the United Kingdom stands with the rest of the world when we say that the news of the terrorist attacks on innocent civilians in France on Friday has shocked and appalled us. We offer our most sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims and we pay our Read more about YEM UK’s Statement on the Paris Attacks[…]

QOTM: What difference can one man make? by Dainius Balcytis

By Dainius Balcytis, a member of YEM Aberdeen Some say that changing the world is a fool’s errand. Efforts of one man are just a drop in the sea, they don’t make a difference against the tides of history. However that’s not always true, and from time to time a man appears who simply refuses Read more about QOTM: What difference can one man make? by Dainius Balcytis[…]

QOTM: How can one person make a difference – the first follower by Chris Powers:

One person can always make a difference, but the one person I want to focus on is not the idealistic hero that people always focus on, but the loyal first follower.  I watched a really very good TEDTalk on the idea of the First Follower, and the video is embedded just below: Basically, for any movement to Read more about QOTM: How can one person make a difference – the first follower by Chris Powers:[…]

YEM St Andrews: Refugee crisis in perspective report

On Monday, 12 October 2015, the Young European Movement St Andrews held its first event of the new academic year. More than sixty undergraduate and postgraduate students listened to presentations on the refugee crisis and discussed their views on the European Union’s response to this unprecedented challenge. Natasha Saunders, who is a committee member of ‘Refugee Action St Read more about YEM St Andrews: Refugee crisis in perspective report[…]

QOTM: A day in the life of Chris Froome by Tim Otway

By Tim Otway (Treasurer of YEM UK) What men once fought over for centuries, I now cross on my bike. As the door opens, the perfectly mathematical string of lamps light up, each one precisely the same distance apart as the last. The intensity of purpose and forceful sense of direction is disorientating. The lights Read more about QOTM: A day in the life of Chris Froome by Tim Otway[…]

No, There is no EU ‘Propaganda’ in Schools, and it’s Worse Than You Think

Read what Chris Powers (our International Officer) has to say about European education in schools (or lack of!).   A friend of mine recently sent me an article written by a Raheem Kassam with the title “Yes, there is EU propaganda in schools, and it’s worse than you think (and no she didn’t buy the Read more about No, There is no EU ‘Propaganda’ in Schools, and it’s Worse Than You Think[…]

QOTM: A day in the life of Johannes Gutenberg

By Anna Wilson (Communications Officer of YEM UK) It seems my printing press is a success! Right now, I am using the ingenious idea of moveable type to write this message so it can be distributed quickly and cheaply to the masses. Without meaning to brag, life in Europe has changed dramatically since I created Read more about QOTM: A day in the life of Johannes Gutenberg[…]

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